Kenya’s High Court Issues Warrant of Arrest against a Senior Sudanese Military Attaché

Kenyan High Court in Nairobi issued a warrant of arrest against a senior Sudanese military attaché following a case of mysterious disappearance of two Sudanese citizens in Nairobi.

A warrant of arrest was issued against John Lam, a military attaché at South Sudan Embassy in Kenya. The high court ordered Lam to appear in court and give an account of the disappearances.

The court on Thursday of last week had directed that Lam be investigated to ascertain his connection with the disappearances of the two Sudanese opposition officials

The court on Friday 3rd February 2017 gave the directive after the families raised complains that the official had called them seeking details of an affidavit filed in the case, which had not been adduced in court yet.

According to information gathered by Kenyan authorities, the court issued the warrant of arrest against the said military attaché after disappearance of  Dong Luak and Aggrey Izbon who worked as senior officials in the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in the Opposition.

Dong Samuel Luak is a prominent Lawyer and opposition senior official who has candidly spoken out on key human right abuses in South Sudan together with Aggrey Idri Izbon, a chairman of the SPLM-IO committee for humanitarian affairs under rebel leader Riek Machar.

Dong was allegedly being held in Kenya and was facing deportation.

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